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Creator:
Brockedon, William, 1787-1854.
Title(s):

Egypt & Nubia, from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts R.A. With historical descriptions by William Brockedon, F.R.S. Lithographed by Louis Haghe ...

Published/Created:
London, F.G. Moon, 1846-1849.
Physical Description:
3 v. 124 colored plates (incl. fronts.) map. 62 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B N 6
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
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Notes:
BAC Copy 1 restricted: material extremely fragile. Curator's permission required.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 133
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BEIN 1996 Folio 24: Bound in 2 v. T.p. to v.2 numbered v.5.
BAC : British Art Center has 4 copies of this work. Copy 1 issued in 10 paper portfolios, entitled Roberts' sketches in Egypt & Nubia; advertisement on verso of cover to final portfolio dated Dec. 15, 1853. Copy 2 (in a case, 68 cm.) issued in 13 cloth portfolios, with titles as in copy 1. Copies 3 and 4 bound in 3 volumes and possibly issued as complete sets in 1849 when part publication was completed.
BAC : In copy 2 a printed notice, "Extract of a letter lately received by the publisher from Dr. Robinson" has been slipped in at the beginning
BAC : In copies 1 and 4, the t.-p. to the second volume is printed as vol. 5; the figure 5 has been scraped out in copies 2 and 3.
BAC : Copies 2 and 3 have all illustrative matter mounted in plate form, with added coloring by hand.
BAC : In copies 1 and 4, some of the plates appear as illustrations on pages containing letterpress.
BAC : Map "engraved by Becker's patent process"; t.-p.'s printed by Day & Haghe.
BAC : Although published separately, these volumes are the Egyptian and Nubian section of Croly, George. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia. From drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A. London, 1842-1845.--Cf Abbey, Travel, 272, 385.
BAC : Title vignettes included in number of plates.
BAC : First issued in 21 parts.
MUDD JJn55 7n 1: Text is small portion of vol 1 only; pages are loose. However, the binding is that of volume 3.
Subject Terms:
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Pictorial works.
Nubia -- Pictorial works.
Contributors:
Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
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